Hamlet (Shakespeare on the Double!) : Enjoy Shakespeare's Hamlet in a whole new way. This modern, easy-to-understand translation makes reading it quick and painless. Other aids make following the action and grasping the meaning a snap: A brief synopsis of the plot and action. A comprehensive character list that describes the characteristics, motivations, and actions of each major player. A visual character map that shows the relationships of major characters. A cycle-of-death graphic that pinpoints the sequence of deaths and includes who dies, how they die, and why. Reflective questions that help you understand the themes of the play.